The Physics of the Death Star
How to destroy an Alderaan-sized planet.
“What’s that star?
It’s the Death Star.
What does it do?
It does Death. It does Death…
Yesterday was an epic day: NASA’s Kepler mission announced the discovery of what they called “the most Earth-like planet ever,” the smallest planet ever found that orbits a Sun-like star at an Earth-like distance.
But is it truly Earth-like? Despite what almost everyone else has been reporting out there…